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believed that president obama had gone around the world apologizing. now in the last debate, governor romney reassured that he was not as likely to take people into war as they had thought in that debate. and i think that was a calculated strategy on his part. now, you could say, "and it was illegitimate. you secretly know that he was more likely." but nonetheless, what we can measure is whether they get what he said he was going to do in the context. and i think that president obama responded to the apologizing around the world claim in a i mber of ways that were effective as well. and i think one of the things that we can say about debas making a difference is that, had there been debat in the i ldwater/johnson election, had there been debates in the mcgovern/nixon election, i think we would not have had the blowout landslides that we had. what debates do is take the caricaturing of the challenger and give the challenger a chance to snd there and be who the re challenger would like to be in front of that audience. i think for governor romney the benefit was he knocked down some of
's a consequential difference. they know that president obama is going to increase taxes, where, where governor romney is not if he's elected president. that's an important issue distinction. coming into the last debate, the annenberg survey showed that the public thought that governor romney was more likely to take the country into a war, than was president obama. but the public also believed that president obama had gone around the world apologizing. now in the last debate, governor romney reassured that he was not as likely to take people into war as they had thought in that debate. and i think that was a calculated strategy on his part. now, you could say, "and it was ilegitimate. you secretly know that he was more likely." but nonetheless, what we can measure is whether they get what he said he was going to do in the context. and i think that president obama responded to the apologizing around the world claim in a number of ways that were effective as well. and i think one of the things that we can say about debates making a dierence is that, had there been debates in the goldwater/johnson
. the governor and president obama took a helicopter ride over the area from atlantic city down to an areahere the governor had told people to get ohe and in many cases they didn't and he kind of jokingly but firmly let them know when they were speaking a couple minut after the video you're seeing right now, he let them know he was not happy with them but he'd give them a break thisnuime around. but it's just a veryi, very kind of like -- this is a -- you know it's not a big state geographically but it's a very densely populate state and very diverse when it comes tola geography as toll. the highlands took a tremendous hit because that's where the winds seemed to be the stongest and trees came down and power is out there and there's no telling sten it will be restored. along the sngre, of course, you're seeing some of the damage that occurred there where once stood houses there are now waves in some cases. then you go up farther north closer to new york city across ree hudson and you have places like jersey city and hoboken, lplaces that are populated with an awful lot of people. in fact, thos
know that governor romney will cut more and obama will tax more. that's a certain inference. >> on your point, i was surprised that when paul ryan said what he did to joe biden that, you know, "we can work together." and when romney runs, romney has a n ad out saying he can work better with congress than obama has, that somebody didn't point out that this is an obstructionist republican majity in the house. >> i think that's because obama is in a trap. he has itinted himself into a corner, which makes him vulnerable to the charge, which has been heard increasingly ha often, that you don't know what obama's going to do in his second term, that he doesn't have an agenda, that only the past he's willing to talk about, that was a failure. and he can't tell you because it's not going to be good. i think the problem obama has is that he can tell part of the story, thanks to bill clinton, which is, "they gave me a problemnd i stopped whandthey were doing. now you don't want to give it th back to the people who csed the problem." but what he is not then able to do, which i wish he would do, is
of the disaster. governor chris christie .reviewd the situation at the shoreline, president obama at his side. >> we are here for you, and we will not forget. we will follow up to ma sure that you get all the help you need until you've rebuilt. >> later, at a news conference, the governor gave his report. >> the president of the united states and i have had six conversations since sunday. that shows a level of caring and ofconcern and interest that i think a leader should be giving to th ty of situation. so today, in fact, reed asked me this after i got off, after you know, i said good-bye to him after air afforce one, this wass comfortable and relaxing interaction as i've had with the president siknown him, and i think it's because we're doin what we need to be done. >> are atyou surprised that the bipartisanship was there. >> the area the governor grew up in, the shore was devastated. the president says with key help out, and they acted like can with key help the. >> reporter: it didn't surprise me at all. i willsay this, it's probably affected the national election. in the sense that the r
surge. t can't be everywhere obviously across the state today. >> woodruff: a short time later, governor christie greeted president obama and federal emergency management agency head craig fugate in atlantic city. the trio toured the storm damage along the coas >> we're gng to have a lot of work to do.ng i don't want anybody to feel that somew this is all going to get cleaned up overnight. we want to make sure that people have realistic expectations. but what i can promise you is that the federal government will be woing as closely as possible with the state and local w officials and we will nt quit until this isone. and the directive i have given-- and i said this yesterday but i will repeat and i think craig and others o are working with me right now know i mean it-- wo are not going to tolerate red tape, we're not going tod tolerate bureaucrac >> woodruff: meanwhile, republican mitt romney returned to the campaign trail today with three events in florida. the g.o.p. presidential nominee also mentioned the ongoing recovery in the northeast. >> this is... this is quite a time for the c
much dama s. thanks a lot. mike berry with the insurance information institut tu >> tom: governor mitt romney today promised big changes if he's elected, in a speech billed as his closing argument in the campaign. e acsesed president obama of shrinking from the major issues facing the nation. romney promised to offer policies that mched the scale of today's economic challenges. he again touted his five point plan for economic growth,ch including promoting small businesses, cutting the federal budget, and keeping taxes low. >> this is not the time to double down on trickle down government policies that have fail us. it's time for new bold changes that measure up to the moment and that can bring america's families the certainty that the future will be better than the past. >> tom: the obama campaign pushed back against the speech, a spokeswoman today sa while y governor romneoris promising change, it's change that will lead us back to the same failed policies that crashed our economy in the first place. is >> tom: in cities across the u.s., the biggest mortgage lender, wells fargo lookin
. >> so let's get to work. thank you. >> narrator: behind closed doors, obama believed he had a plan that was both bipartisan and practical. it was based on republican governor mitt romney's plan in massachusetts: romneycare. they even brought in romney's expert. >> obama gets elected, and on his health advising team is a number of my friends who were now on the obama team saying, "look, we have an opportunity to do what we were unable to do under clinton and get this do." >> narrator: there was one problem: obama had campaigned against the heritage foundation's mandate. >> to his credit, he gets a lot of people, including myself, telling him, "look, you cannot make this work without the mandate." and he says, "okay, let's do the mandate." and his advisors say, "this might not be the right thing to do." and he says, "you know, this is what the experts are telling me needs to be done. let's make this happen."m: >> narrator: but he chose to let congress take the lead. soon the republicans and democrats began to squabble. >> he didn't carry a big stick. he wasn't like, lbj, of course, b
obama was off the trail today. he did not directly address the new data in a radio interview, but pushed back on romney's criticm.it >> the fact of the matter is that governor romney's economic policies are reverting back to the same policies that i inherited, that led us to the slowest job growth in 50 years, record deficits, and the worst economic crisis since the great depression. what governor romney's offe ng is a return to policies that have failed us in the past. he's now talking about them as "big changes." they're a repeat... a relapse of things that haven't worked for american families for or a decade now. >> brown: with both sides promising to revitalize the economy, there's one more important report yet to come: the jobs numbers for october will be released next friday, just four days before voters head to the polls. earlier today, i talked about the new government economic report with hugh johnson, head of an investment and advisory firm in albany, new york. hugh, welcome. first the good news, where is the growth coming from? >> well, you know, there are a lot of places. but
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